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Statement: New Iowa DHS Director must prioritize child and family well-being

Posted on 09/06/2019 at 10:46 AM
We hope Governor Reynolds’ appointment of Kelly Kennedy Garcia as the new director of Iowa Department of Human Services marks a significant step toward making the needs of Iowa kids and families the top priority for the agency. Several DHS initiatives warrant Director Garcia’s immediate attention: Fix Iowa’s Medicaid system to...

Iowans could go hungry under this federal rule change

Posted on 08/15/2019 at 2:30 PM
Proposed changes in a key SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) rule would take away basic food assistance from more than 3 million people nationwide. Working families with children, seniors and individuals with disabilities would suffer the most from this proposal unveiled last month by the Trump Administration. This rule change would...
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